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15 TOP THINGS TO DO IN MOSSEL BAY

Shark Cage Diving

Things to do in Mossel Bay
Probably the most popular activity in Mossel Bay is the Shark Cage Diving.  Spending time close to our massive and respected Great Whites is a experience of a lifetime.  No diving experience is needed.

Seal Island Trips

Things to do in Mossel BayMossel Bay’s Seal Island have over 2000 seals living on it. The Romonza cruise operator do trips daily to this interesting and lively island, except for the seals on the island you may spot dolphins and sharks.  This is a great family experience.

Wildlife Safaris

Things to do in Mossel BayWe are fortunate to have great game lodges in our area that offer something unique and well worth visiting! For more information, visit Botlierskop Game Lodge & Garden Route Game Lodge

Walk with Lions

Things to do in Mossel Bay
A unique activity to our area is walking with lions.  You can take a stroll with one of the most feared mammals in the world today.  Visit Botlierskop Game Lodge for more information.

Beaches

Things to do in Mossel BayMossel Bay boasts 24km of fine beaches including four Blue Flag Beaches. They are very popular during season time.  Our beaches are also perfect for romantic sunset walks with a loved one. Water temp in winter 16ᵒ-18ᵒC.

Historic sites

Things to do in Mossel BayMossel Bay has a rich history in its discovery by Bartholomeu Dias in 1488. It is the town of first in SA.  Visit the Dias Museum for more information.

Surfing

Things to do in Mossel Bay
Mossel Bay is becoming more popular on the annual surfing calendar.  We have different types of breaks that will suit and challenge from beginners to professionals!

Sandboarding

Things to do in Mossel Bay
Score the sickest sandboarding session on this insane  300 meter dune, dubbed Dragon Dune.  Did we also mention that it´s the longest sandboarding dune in South Africa!

Playing Golf

Things to do in Mossel BayMossel Bay boasts two fine golf courses, and is also located near 9 other Championship Golf Courses, make Whale-Phin your base. Book a few rounds of golf when visiting Mossel Bay.

Elephant Walks

Indalu Game Reserve offers you an amazing elephant experience not to be missed. Walking with our elephants for 1km, interaction and feeding of a snack bucket.

Waverider

Freakin Fast Waverider.  The name says it all with speeds up to 135kmph. Jump the waves in the black rubber duck and visit the seal island with its 2000 to 4000 seals. Bookings +27 83 303 1960. 

Wine Tasting

Mossel Bay offers you three wine tasting cellars, all near Whale-Phin. Cool Bay 2km away, Reed Valley 20 min drive and Jakkalsvlei  1 hrs drive.

Parasailing

Go parasailing from the boat and see the great white sharks. Bookings +27 83 303 1960

Wild Quad Bikes

Do game viewing on a quad bike on Bergsig Private Game Reserve just outside Hartenbos.

Whale Watching

Take the Romonza and go up to 50m from the largest mammals on earth. A special qualified whale guide will be on board during every trip. Whale Season is from July-October.

Other great attractions worth mentioning is :

  • Skydiving
  • Hiking the St. Blaize Trail
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • 4×4 Routes
  • Mountain Biking ( Whale-Phin offers lock-up parking and high pressure hose for cleaning your bikes. )
  • Horse riding at Botlierskop Game Reserve 12km from Whale-Phin
  • “Human Origins” Tours at Pinnacle Point Caves

Whales in front of Whale-Phin